Big Bird's Backyard BBQ Dinner


Yee haw! Get those cowboy boots and hats ready and head over to Big Bird’s Riverside Pavilion for a honky-tonk celebration!  Enjoy a tasty BBQ buffet chock-full of everyone’s favorite down-home southern comfort foods at Big Bird’s Backyard BBQ Dinner. Better dust up on your line dancing because Big Bird and his friends will be shuffling to all the best country classics with y’all! 

Adults (ages 10 & up): $25
Children (ages 2-9): $15
Infants 23 months and younger: Free


  • Dinner is outdoors at Big Bird’s Riverside Pavilion
  • Reservations are required
  • Park admission ticket is required
  • All dines are assigned seating. If you have a large party and would like to sit together please book under the same last name.
  • *Big Bird and Super Grover Season Pass Members save 30% on character dining experiences. Login to the Season Pass Member website to save. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
  • If you have any dietary restrictions, including but not limited to food allergies, please call 215-752-7070 Ext. 207 or email

Note: If you have an eticket with a voucher number and have not yet visited the park to redeem your actual Season Pass then please call 1-866-GO-4-ELMO (option 4) to have your dining discount applied.

*Benefits, pricing and discounts subject to change at any time. Benefits apply after the purchase of a Season Pass and are not retroactive. All rates are plus tax.

Dinner Buffet Menu includes:
  • BBQ chicken drumsticks
  • BBQ pulled pork sandwich
  • Brisket
  • Hot dog
  • Chicken tenders
  • Mac-n-cheese
  • Baked beans
  • Corn niblets
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Caesar salad
  • Cornbread
  • Pasta Salad
  • Cake
  • Cupcake
  • Cookies
  • Assorted Coke beverages

Menu subject to change

Capture your Big Bird's Backyard BBQ experience with one of our great photo packages:

  • Package A includes: 1-6x8, 1-4x6, 4 wallets and 2 key chains: $25
  • Package B includes: 1-6x8, 1-4x6 and 4 wallets: $20

Our dining refund policy:

  • Sesame Place will provide a full refund if you cancel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled dine.
  • With less than 24 hours’ notice, Sesame Place will rebook your dine based on availability.
  • No refunds will be given for dines cancelled with less than 24 hours’ notice or after the dine has concluded.
  • Call 1-866-GO-4-ELMO to make changes to your dining reservations. 

Sesame Place honors Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.